Memorial to Alfred and Rhoda Hadley photograph   Save
Memorial to Alfred and Rhoda Hadley photograph
Description: Photograph of the memorial to Alfred and Rhoda Hadley dedicated on August 26, 1926. Alfred and Rhoda Hadley were conductors on the Underground Railroad in Bloomingdale, Indiana. The inscription reads: "1850 [large space] 1863 A MEMORIAL TO ALFRED & RHODA HADLEY AND OTHERS OF BLOOMINGDALE WHO MAINTAINED AN UNDERGROUND RAIL ROAD STATION TO ASSIST FUGITIVE SLAVES TO FREEDOM PARKE CO. & PENN. TWP. [township] HISTORICAL SOCIETYS. 1929" The image was collected by Ohio State University professor Wilbur H. Siebert (1866-1961). Siebert began researching the Underground Railroad in the 1890s as a way to interest his students in history. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL03007
Subjects: Underground Railroad--Indiana; Siebert, Wilbur Henry, 1866-1961; Abolitionists--Indiana--History
Places: Penn Township (Indiana); Parke County (Indiana)